Orthopedic surgeons' average incentive bonus hits $126K

Alan Condon -  

Orthopedic surgeons on average earn $126,000 in incentive bonuses, the highest among all specialties, according to Medscape's "Physician Compensation Report 2022."

The figure increased by $10,000 from 2021.

Here are the average incentive bonuses reported by physicians in 17 specialties, according to Medscape.

1. Orthopedics: $126,000

2. Ophthalmology: $100,000

3. Cardiology: $85,000

4. Gastroenterology: $74,000

5. Urology: $73,000

6. Anesthesiology: $68,000

7. Radiology: $66,000

8. Pathology: $54,000

9. Emergency medicine: $51,000

10. OB/GYN: $49,000

11. Physical medicine and rehabilitation: $48,000

12. General surgery: $46,000

13. Psychiatry: $33,000

14. Family medicine: $30,000

15. Internal medicine: $29,000

15. Neurology: $29,000

17. Pediatrics: $28,000

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